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A quorum of tenured Oral Roberts University faculty voted "no confidence" in President Richard Roberts and voted in favor of "greater faculty governance and transparency of university finances" in a 3-1/2-hour meeting Monday night.
Donald R. Vance, professor of biblical languages and literature and one of three authors of a summary of the meeting, said tenured professors want to help ORU's board of regents do what is right. The professors' motions let regents know the voice of the faculty, he said.
The vote of no confidence in Roberts as president and CEO of the university was made "without regard to the outcome of the current lawsuit against the university" and "is not to be construed as a judgment of guilt or innocence with regard to the present lawsuit against the president and the university," according to the list of motions and summary of the meeting faxed to media by Gary Richardson, an...
It's a lot of dirty linen that needs to be aired. Oral Roberts and Richard have been preaching and teaching false doctrine for many years. Now the pigeons are coming home to roost. God will not be mocked.
Tenured? One of the visionary (hallucinative) Roberts will get a vision to fire all of the professors that voted against him, then I don't think their tenure will mean anything.
Now one of the few places that the trickle down theory works is when the leadership of even a quasi-Christian organization is bad, the rest of it goes also.
ORU is called a "charismatic" University.
Gil Rugh said or, wrote: If you're understanding of Jesus Christ is not formed by the truth of the Scripture, you're not dealing with the biblical Jesus. If I'm good with words and I can move your feelings. Then I tell you those feelings are really the presence of Christ and His Spirit in your heart. How do you know? You trust me. No, it's to be anchored in truth.